Disparity in the management of iron overload between patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia who received transfusions Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anemia, Sickle Cell
  • Erythrocyte Transfusion
  • Iron Overload
  • Thalassemia

abstract

  • These data highlight the unsystematic monitoring of iron and related organ injury in SCD. Until the relationship between iron and related comorbidities is better understood, routine monitoring of iron overload in SCD patients who receive transfusions should be considered a standard part of clinical care.

authors

publication date

  • September 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4613769

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01775.x

PubMed ID

  • 18513257

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1971

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 48

number

  • 9